Calm, humid and cloudy

Monday brought limited sunshine, just 3.8 hours, but the gentle breeze from the west meant a peak temperature of 18.2C was 0.5C below the 36-year average.

The thermometer fell very little during the night that gave us a very mild night with the thermometer not sinking below 15.6C being 6.4C above the average.

Tuesday after dawn the low cloud base, masking at times the Marlborough Downs, brought humid and and just a light breeze.

The barometric pressure has built a little in the past twenty-four hours with a reading at 08.00 of 1024.5mb the highest since 21st July. An elongated area of high pressure in the eastern Atlantic continues to feed the UK with a westerly air mass.